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Festival Fringe Spoken Word Theatre

Fringe 2022: Alice Hawkins Review

Using a combination of original source material and personal anecdotes, Peter Barratt is able to encapsulate a packed room of people of all different ages, genders and walks of life, in a passionate account of his great-grandmother’s remarkable life story.  Alice Hawkins left school at thirteen and went to work in a Staffordshire boot factory, […]

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Culture Literature

The Purple, White and Green: The Story of the Scottish Suffragettes

This Tuesday 6 February marked the hundredth anniversary of the first women being granted the right to vote, and the Scottish Storytelling Centre paid homage to this in characteristically original fashion. ‘The Purple, White and Green: The Story of the Scottish Suffragettes’ promised to be an evening of storytelling infused with historical facts. Its ultimate […]